Working for the Railroad: The Organization of Work in the Nineteenth Century

Walter Licht

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Walter Licht chronicles the working and personal lives of the first two generations of American railwaymen, the first workers in America to enter large-scale, bureaucratically managed, corporately owned work organizations.


Originally published in 1983.


The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


About the Author: Walter Licht is professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of "Working for the Railroad: The Organization of Work in the Nineteenth Century, Work Sights: Industrial Philadelphia, 1890-1950", and "Getting Work: Philadelphia, 1840-1950". "The American Moment".Stanley I. Kutler, Series Editor.

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Publication Date: 1987
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